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CAN I REGISTER BY MAIL? No, all registrations must be completed online.
CAN I REGISTER ON RACE DAY? No, registration closes on June 2 at 11:59 PM.
WHAT IS THE REFUND POLICY? Floppin' Flounder adheres to standard running industry policy which dictates that registration fees are non-refundable. However, you may transfer your registration to another runner for a $10.00 fee. Click here and on Floppin' Flounder, and then on "Manage Registration" to transfer your registration. All transfers must be done before June 3, 2022 at 11:59 PM. You may not transfer your race number to another runner for any reason without notifying the Floppin' Founder run on the link provided. You may defer your registration by completing a race deferral form. To defer your registration click here and on Floppin' Flounder, and then on "Manage Registration".
IS THERE A TIME LIMIT FOR THE 5K? Yes, all runners must be cleared from Sullivan's Island within 1.5 hours of the start.
HOW MANY RUNNERS ARE EXPECTED? We expect approximately 500 runners in the 5K for 2023.
ARE T-SHIRTS INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE? Yes, a moisture wicking tank top is guaranteed for participants who register by May 19, 2023. Additional shirts will not be ordered. We apply a $5 surcharge for XXL.
DO I GET A SHIRT IF I DON’T PICK UP MY PACKET?
No, you do not get a shirt if you do not pick up your packet.
WHAT IF MY SHIRT IS THE WRONG SIZE?
You can exchange your shirt for a different size at the end of the race, provided we have the size you need. There will be someone at packet pick up to help you.
ARE AWARDS BASED ON GUN TIME OR CHIP TIME? Overall awards are based on gun time. Age group awards are based on chip time.
WHAT IF IT RAINS OR THE WEATHER IS BAD? The event will take place rain or shine. There will be no weather-related refunds. The event can be cancelled if the Race Committee determines the course is unsafe due to poor weather conditions.
ARE WALKERS, STROLLERS OR DOGS ALLOWED? Walkers, strollers, and dogs are allowed in the 5K. All must start at the back and must be off the course in 1.5 hours.
IS THE COURSE CERTIFIED? This is a new course and will be certified by race day.
WILL RACE PACKETS BE MAILED? Race packets will not be mailed but can be picked up at packet pick-up.
WHERE DO I PARK FOR THE RACES?
Parking for the event is available along Ion Ave and intersecting streets where there is room to park. Please be mindful not to block any of the residents' access to their driveways or homes. There is no parking at the Edgar Allen Poe Library and the elementary school!
WHAT IS THE COURSE ELEVATION? The highest course elevation is no more that 5 feet.
CAN I SIGN UP TO BE A VOLUNTEER? We would love to have you as a volunteer! Click here to volunteer.
IS THERE A POST-RACE CEREMONY? Yes, there will be a post-race awards ceremony at 9:00 AM.
WHAT AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN Awards for overall finishers, masters, grand masters and senior grand masters, and age group awards from age 14 and under to age 80 and above in 5-year age groups. Also, the fastest boy and girl aged 12 and under will receive the Peyton Moore Award.
CAN I PICK UP ANOTHER RUNNER'S PACKET? Yes, you may pick up another runner’s packet.
IS THE FLOPPIN' FLOUNDER RUN FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES? Yes, the race raises funds for the Sullivan's Island Fire & Rescue Department and the Charleston Running Club.
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